About the restaurant
The Indian culinary prowess of Jewel of the Park is, you will not be surprised to hear, rather well known across East Victoria Park and indeed all of Perth – to be the jewel of anywhere, after all, you have to be better than good. Excellently located – just off busy Albany Highway – Jewel of the Park is a cosy retreat where warm service complements a menu that, unusually, takes in the very best of both north and south India. The team here have a motto: ghar ka swadisht khana, meaning ‘tasty food, cooked at home’ – what could be more inviting than that?
At Jewel of the Park you will fall in love with Indian food all over again. That much, we’re sure of. Find it on Albany Highway – the main approach to Perth’s Swan River if you’re cruising through East Victoria Park – then dine well and dine long. It’s a splendid little space with dark wood and ambient light in abundance, filled with a team who are passionate about the food they are serving. This, we have always found, makes a big difference. They’ll be happy to advise you on any one of the curries available should you need a little help deciding and, if you’re interested, they can also share a little wisdom on the origins of the ingredients – chances are they’re going to be local.
The menu at Jewel of the Park makes use of spices that are truly authentic – rather than any of the sugary stuff often used in lesser quality Indian cuisine – and nearly all of it is gluten-free. Try dishes from the north and from the south of India, a chettinad or a shashlik, a bhuna gosht or a simple korma – it’s all exceptional and it’s all cooked fresh to order. If there’s a group of you, you’d be wise to take Jewel of the Park up on their set banquets, priced per person and a fantastic way to sample a bit of everything. And that, diners of Victoria Park, is all there is to it. Reserve your tables now and prepare to try some of the best Indian cuisine in all of Perth.